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Monday, January 18, 2016

117 Most beautiful words in the English language | Yorick Reintjens

117 Most beautiful words in the English language | Yorick Reintjens: Acquiesce Submit or comply silently or without protest. Ailurophile A cat-lover. Ameliorate To make or become better, more bearable, or more satisfactory Assemblage A gathering. Becoming Attractive. Beleaguer To exhaust with attacks. Brood To think alone. Bucolic In a lovely rural setting. Bungalow A small, cozy cottage. Callipygous Having beautifully proportioned buttocks. Cathartic Inducing catharsis; purgative. Chatoyant Like a cat’s eye. Comely Attractive. Conflate To blend together. Crestfallen Dejected; dispirited; discouraged Cynosure A focal point of admiration. Dalliance A brief love affair. Demesne Dominion, territory. Demure Shy and reserved. Denouement The resolution of a mystery. Desuetude Disuse. Desultory Slow, sluggish. Diaphanous Filmy. Dissemble Deceive. Dulcet Sweet, sugary. Ebullience Bubbling enthusiasm. Effervescent Bubbly. Efflorescence Flowering, blooming. Effluence The act or an instance of flowing out. Elision Dropping a sound or syllable in a word. Elixir A good potion. Eloquence Beauty and..

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